Joshua Cooper - 2021 Balgownie Cabernet

2021 Balgownie Cabernet

Variety
Cabernet
Region
Macedon, VIC
Volume
750ml

There's a ripe, round lusciousness of dark berries, almost Szechuan like spice, plenty of length and direct tannin. Violets and cedar garland the palate. Balance at its finest. Australia has a long history with Cabernet, and though we most famously associate it with the Limestone Coast, Victoria has its heroes. Joshua Cooper is the son of Macedon Ranges icons; Nelly and Alan Cooper of Cobaw Ridge. From great rootstock comes an emerging icon himself, Josh works with vineyards across the great...Read More...

There's a ripe, round lusciousness of dark berries, almost Szechuan like spice, plenty of length and direct tannin. Violets and cedar garland the palate. Balance at its finest. Australia has a long history with Cabernet, and though we most famously associate it with the Limestone Coast, Victoria has its heroes. Joshua Cooper is the son of Macedon Ranges icons; Nelly and Alan Cooper of Cobaw Ridge. From great rootstock comes an emerging icon himself, Josh works with vineyards across the greater Macedon and central Victorian region, making wines the way we love, lo-fi, but intentional. The Cabernets this year are magnificent! This is made from a parcel of grapes from a family friend in Balgownie, old vines producing intense, pure fruit.

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